Recipes

Minty Strawberry Dip

This unique dip can be served with vegetable sticks of carrot, cucumber or blanched broccoli florets. This dip is an excellent source of vitamin C and manganese. The antioxidants and plant compounds found in this dish benefit heart health and blood sugar control.

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups curd (of toned milk) – hung in a muslin cloth for an hour
  • ¾ cup chopped strawberries
  • ¼ cup chopped mint
  • ¼ tsp sugar, salt to taste

Method:

  1. Tie the yogurt in a muslin cloth and hang it to drain for 1 hour (3 cups yogurt will give about 1 ½ cups hung yogurt).
  2. Blend strawberries for a few seconds to make a strawberry puree.
  3. Beat the yogurt till smooth.
  4. Mix strawberry puree, mint, salt and sugar to the beaten yogurt. Chill.
  5. Serve with peeled carrot and cucumber cut into slices and blanched broccoli florets with log stalks.

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